Quantcast
Latest Stories

Despite typhoon, Bantayan ready for Semana Santa

By
WHILE the rest of the town is a scene of massive devastation after Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” a church in Daanbantayan, a town in northern Cebu, appears to have survived the storm. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

A week before Holy Week, the people of Bantayan were busy preparing for one of Christendom’s sacred celebrations that the island in northern Cebu province has been known for.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebuanos want archbishop beatified

By

Exalting Pope Francis as a model of being down-to-earth, many Cebuanos are hoping that one of their own—a bishop known for his self-abnegation and charity—will finally be raised to the honors of the altar.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

The challenging task of rebuilding heritage

By
LOBOC Church in Bohol before (inset) and  after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the province. Photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ and NHCP

For a stone church to rise during the Spanish era, construction took from several years to many decades to be completed, depending on the availability of funds, construction materials and laborers.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Doc cures healthcare ills

By
DR. LOLITA CUI. Contributed photo

Carcar, then a fourth-class municipality of Cebu province in the 1960s, could hardly attend to the healthcare needs of its residents. But a doctor stepped up and was able to provide a cure to the problem.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Preserving Cebuano and other languages

By

August is National Language Month because it is the same month when the father of Philippine language, the late President Manuel L. Quezon, himself a Tagalog, was born.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement